Analyst, ESG Advisory

Standard Chartered Bank
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
May 05, 2022
May 25, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Standard Chartered
We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity , together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours . When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:
  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do

  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well

  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term
In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.
  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations

  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum

  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns

  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills, global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits

  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning

  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.
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Role Responsibilities
The Analyst role within the ESG Advisory team will contribute with analytical work on data and content narrative and presentation for advisory mandates. The team works with corporates and financial institutions clients, offering advice on ESG integration, disclosure and stakeholders' readiness, ratings and sustainable, transition and net zero strategies. The analytical work involves ability to understand and elaborate data base and data platforms on ESG in general, ratings and climate scenarios, work planning, peers and gap analysis, application, and design of sustainable and transition frameworks.

  • Work closely with the Head of ESG Advisory supporting analytical assessments and data base integration, participation, and preparation in all stages of pitches, presentations, and mandate executions
  • Support the development of the ESG advisory in within the internal franchise and clients on ESG themes that are material for the bank clients and/or propaedeutic to transactions readiness
  • Support the mandates: liaising with internal teams including industry and rating experts
  • Develop robust library hub for RFPs and Pitches
  • Provide inputs to content and themes

Regulatory & Business Conduct
  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct.
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

Key Stakeholders
  • SF Originators
  • Risk Management including Environment and Social Risk Management Team
  • Industry Experts

Other Capabilities
  • Ability to work with data base
  • Familiarity with ESG themes and data
  • Good attitude at working in a developing environment and being an agent of change
  • Project management skills
  • Well-developed listening, communication and influencing skills
Diversity of thoughts is encouraged

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